Youth in Care Funding
Provincial Tuition Waiver Program and Learning for Future Grant
If you are a former youth in care attending a BC public post-secondary institution, or the Native Education College, and was in the care from the Ministry of Children and Family Development for a minimum of 24 months, you may be eligible for the Provincial Tuition Waiver Program and the Learning for Future Grant. The program was created to improve access and educational outcomes for former youth in care.
How To Apply
- Complete the Provincial Tuition Waiver Program and Learning for Future Grant application form.
- Attached copy of your current government issued photo identification.
- E-mail the application to the Financial Aid & Awards department (Finaid@cnc.bc.ca)
The consent form permits CNC to confirm your eligibility with the Ministry of Children and Family Development. More information is available though the BC Government
Youth Futures Education Fund (YFEF)
In collaboration with MCFD and CNC, to help former Youth in Care students, approved for the Provincial Tuition Waiver program, who may need additional supports to meet financial emergencies. Details can be found on StudentAid BC's website. By appointment with the Financial Aid Advisor, call 250-561-5838.
Agreements With Young Adults (AYA)
The Agreements with Young Adults program is for former youth in care. It provides financial support for students to finish high school, go to college or university or take a rehabilitation or life skills program. Talk to a social worker at your local Ministry of Child and Family Development office or visit AgedOut.com for more details.